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Analyst M&A

Posted 9 Jan 2023
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Excited to build a career in M&A? Join our team of motivated and ambitious colleagues and work on a wide range of national and international M&A transactions. Oaklins is the leading mid-market M&A advisor with offices in more than 40 locations employing more than 850 people worldwide, while still maintaining the culture and benefits of a small team. We offer great opportunities to operate and grow alongside accomplished dealmakers and entrepreneurs.

Due to our continuous growth, we are currently looking for people to join the small-cap and mid-cap M&A teams in our Amsterdam office. With Oaklins' international and diverse focus, you will be working across different sectors in cross-border deal teams. We are looking for people that are motivated, eager to learn, and are passionate about M&A transactions. The job comes with a high level of responsibility and the opportunity to experience a steep learning curve. You'll receive on-the-job training and benefit from working in small deal teams of 3 to 5 persons.

If it's time for your next move, get in touch with us.

What you'll do

  • Work as a sell- or buy-side advisor for domestic and foreign entrepreneurs, corporations and financial investors on varied M&A consulting projects in a wide variety of sectors

  • Conduct industry research and find potential buyers and targets in various industries
  • Play a key role in process control, document preparation, communicating with parties, and negotiating to completion
  • Analyse the past and future development of companies, assess their positioning in the market, assess their financial performance, build valuation models and manage due diligence processes
  • In the context of project work and client acquisition, you create meaningful presentations that get to the point and present complex content in an understandable way
  • Experience a steep learning curve and quickly learn to take responsibility and initiative under the general supervision of a senior colleague

    Who you are

    • Master’s degree in Business Economics or related program, excellent academic background

    • Relevant M&A experience (for example, through previous internships)

    • Excellent Dutch and English communication skills, both written and verbally
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Confident and approachable
    • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and outstanding work ethic
    • Have a keen eye for detail
    • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
    • Proficiency in MS office

      Contact us

      If you would like to know more about the role, contact one of our analysts or get in touch with Valeria Kroone (HR).

      Apply for the position

      If you believe you are the right fit for our team, we want to hear from you. Please submit your full application documentation.
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Our personal approach to M&A and financial advisory is woven into the DNA of our organization. Whether it’s across teams, industries or markets, we collaborate closely to be the best at what we do: helping entrepreneurs and companies reach their full potential. With 850 colleagues in more than 45 countries worldwide, you are joining a truly global team focused on delivering outstanding client service.

Finance & Banking
Active in 45 countries
40 employees
80% men - 20% women
Average age is 28 years

What employees are saying

Jan-Willem de Groot


Jan-Willem de Groot

At Oaklins, you will be part of client facing deal teams working for our national and international clients. From day one you will be given different assignments, from planning, organizing and doing research to travelling across the country for face-to-face meetings.

Casper Oude Essink

Senior Associate

Casper Oude Essink

Besides working with enthusiastic and energetic colleagues, Oaklins gives me the opportunity to collaborate with successful entrepreneurs, passionate clients and inspiring people.